Wednesday, March 3, 2010

My Happy Place

The first of the DVD layouts.

This layout was actually inspired by a piece of patterned paper from KaiserCraft. I happened to be walking through the store when I saw it out of the corner of my eye. I thought it would look awesome to do something similar across the whole page and I love the way it turned out.

When it comes to making my sketches usually I make a layout and then Mom takes over and turns it into a computer generated sketch. I think with this layout she wanted to kill me. She loved it for about 10 seconds and then slowly began to realize that she had to build a sketch off of it. I think out of all the sketches on the DVD this one took the longest to build.

It was also the layout the took the longest to make. It took a lot of arranging and moving things around for it to look right to me. Don't let this one scare you away from the sketch. I made another based of the same sketch and it went together in less than an hour. :)

The DVD is still available for pre-order at Scrapbook Generation.


dawn said...

You are so amazing Allison!! I would never have thought to do this with the paper. I love all the colors and designs on the paper, this is something I would have bought too. It really works with the pictures you chose. I can't wait to see the dvd and see how you made another layout from this sketch. I love everything about it. Thanks Allison, I'm getting excited for the dvd now!!!

Allison said...

Love the happy colors!

Scrapthat said...

What fabulous layering Ali!! Love it! it's really WOW! TFS

Luv2talk said...

You really do have a knack for combining colors/patterns/shapes/etc. I've said it before, and I'll say it again, "I LOVE YOUR STYLE!"

I'm so glad you choose to share it with the rest of us!


Laura J said...

Wow! This layout is awesome and has me so excited for the dvd!!!

Amy from KC said...

Your blog is MY happy place! (Ok, so maybe it's just one of my happy places.) I look forward to every new post, and I can't find the words to say how much I love sketch week.

Anyway, I love this layout and its potential for using smaller pieces of paper. I also love the look from layering all those circles. I like white space in a layout, and this one uses a variety of patterned paper, but still has a nice amount of "restful" space left.

Thanks for sharing. I can't wait to get my DVD!

The said...

You never disappoint, Ali! Your lo's are always so full of color and energy. I'm inspired every time!

AmyInKy said...

LOVE all the circles!!!